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NEW SHOWS ON SALE 9/9

Posted on September 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

BOOKER T JONES American Music Legend November 1 & 2 | 7 & 9pm – click here for tickets It can be argued that it is Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity.  On classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “Time Is Tight,” and “Melting Pot,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE 8/26

Posted on August 26, 2016 in Uncategorized

JAMES HUNTER SIX September 21 at 9pm – click here for tickets “James Hunter is one of the best voices, and best kept secrets, in British R&B and soul. Check him out.” – Van Morrison In the early ‘90s, Van Morrison caught James’s gig in Wales and hired him as a backup singer for several years of touring and recording. James sang on Morrison’s A Night in San Francisco (1994), and Days…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 8/19

Posted on August 19, 2016 in Uncategorized

HERITAGE BLUES ORCHESTRA w/ DEVA MAHAL September 15 at 7pm – click here for tickets The grit of low-down country and urban blues with the bold brass of New Orleans; the hand-clapping fervor of gospel punctuated with fiery postmodern, jazz-infused horn arrangements; the haunting cries of work songs and pulsating drums that reach back to the real roots of it all. You’ll journey across the Middle Passage, be driven down…

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WORLD MUSIC IN AUGUST

Posted on August 16, 2016 in Uncategorized

Monsieur Periné (click here for tickets) Kinetic Colombian Hot Club Wed | Aug 17 “a quirky blend of swing, alt, pop and Colombian rhythms; something like a Colombian Postmodern Jukebox.” – Billboard Winners of the Best New Artist Latin Grammy in 2015, this new project is one of the hottest bands in Colombia. Their virtuosic playing and engaging vocals connect 1930s Paris with the youthful spirit of modern Bogota.  …

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NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 8/11

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Uncategorized

ERIC ROBERSON Aug 28 at 7 & 9pm – click here for tickets Eric, or Erro as he’s commonly known, is widely considered the king of independent soul music, having sold more than 100,000 units of each of his solo releases.  He’s has penned songs for Jill Scott, Vivian Green (Emotional Rollercoaster),Musiq Soulchild (Previous Cats), Dwele (Hold On), 112, Carl Thomas, Will Downing and several others.  A tireless artist, Roberson plays…

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NEW ORLEANS SUMMER PARTY AT THE DAKOTA

Posted on August 9, 2016 in Uncategorized

Minneapolis and New Orleans are connected by more than the mighty Mississippi: these river cities’ musical histories are interconnected. The Dakota has presented the past, present, and future of New Orleans and greater Louisiana over the years.  We’re excited to bring an entire weekend of NOLA to the Dakota! “the new face of post-Katrina New Orleans…He sanctifies, electrifies, hellafies. If you weren’t dancing at this show you were dead.” –…

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FACINATING DAKHABRAKHA BRING THEIR MAGIC BACK TO THE DAKOTA

Posted on August 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

Words to characterize the music and experience of Dakhabrakha are not easy to pinpoint, but It’s worth it to try! Everyone who cares about music should be made aware of how remarkable these performers truly are. The often used blanket term “world music” is grossly inadequate in its attempt to convey to one who has not been in their presence what to expect from this Kyiv, Ukraine quartet. Distinctive, high…